Last Thursday TiPb helped offer up 5 free copies of iPhone 3G Made Simple by Martin Trautschold and Gary Mazo. We'll announce the winners after the break, but for everyone else, Gary and Martin were kind enough to offer up a 15% off coupon valid through August 15, 2009.
Coupon Code: FB6DD9D4B8
To redeem the 15% off Coupon:
Go to the iPhone 3G Made Simple E-Book site
Click the "ELECTRONIC EDITION BUY BUTTON"
On the account setup page, copy/paste the coupon code into the "COUPON" field on the bottom.
Click "Continue" to see the discount on the next page.
A new lawsuit from a Beverly Hills, Calif., man alleges that Apple conspired with the Italian mafia to secretly track him, transmit threatening messages to his iPod, and insert the word "herpes" into the song "Still Tippin'" by Mike Jones.
We say: forgetaboutit.
Seriously, though, get the man some help, not a lawyer.
It is time for From the Forums, this is where TiPb selects some of the hot topics on the forums and spotlights them right here. In order for you to reply to any of the following threads, you must be a registered member. Becoming a member is a painless process that will only take a few minutes of your time.
First up today, TiPb would like to introduce you to a new sub-forum, iPhone Wallpaper and Ringtones. Have some ringtones or wallpapers you would like to share with the community? This is the place to go. Just be sure to properly label your thread so other members have a better understanding of what you've posted.
The Wall Street Journal (via MacRumors) published a report stating that while Apple's iPhone, and RIM's BlackBerry make up only 3% of mobile phone sales last year, the gobbled up a huge 35% take of the profits. iPhone specifically was pegged at 1% of sales and 20% of profit. Boom! indeed.
Says Deutsche Bank analyst Brian Modoff:
The disparity will become even starker this year when the two will take 5% of the market in unit terms but 58% of total operating profits.
It was just this past Thursday that the Dev Team updated their software unlock, ultrasn0w, to version .09. While this update seems to have eliminated most of the issues some users were experiencing, the Dev Team have been nice enough to post some pro tips for unlocking your iPhone 3G/3GS with ultrasn0w .09. The following are just a few:
Eurogamer spoke to Johnny Two Shoes (The Heist, Banana Dash), Normalware (Bebot) and Firemint (Flight Control) about how Sony's new PSPgo platform may compete with the iPhone, and the answers were interesting:
A daily double of ringtone makers today, this one focusing on Ringtone Expressions, from the developers behind iPhoneRingToneMake. (And for those of you with a longer memory, the developers behind GX5, which kept PalmOS looking modern longer than it had a right to).
Ringtone Expressions includes support for creating ringtones faster than ever with Drag and Drop from iTunes or right click to create ringtone, creating ringtones from songs purchased on the iTune store( iTunes plus only), sharing your ringtones to friends on Facebook and Twitter, creating ringtones from YouTube videos, creating ringtones from your computer’s mic.